USGBC-NCR Masterclass: Acoustic Comfort & How to Achieve LEED & WELL

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MasterClass: Acoustic Comfort and How to Achieve LEED and WELL, has now been approved by GBCI for 1.0 CE Hour for LEED AP BD+C and WELL AP CEUS, as well as 1 AIA LU

Learn how the acoustical environment impacts the use of space and occupant comfort with Robby Deem and Geoffrey Sparks from Arup. Attendees will be led through every aspect of their life to understand how the acoustic environment plays a role – from sleep to work to health to entertainment and vacation. References to LEED and WELL will be discussed throughout, as Deem and Sparks will go in depth on the key acoustical performance criteria for LEED v4 BD+C and the acoustic comfort features of WELL Building Standard v1. Attendees will also gain insight into how the Sustainable Sites Initiative and the Living Building Challenge address acoustics. Multiple case studies including Arup’s new Boston office will be presented, and discussion will focus on how to achieve and document the credits, categories, and features in LEED v4 BD+C and WELL Building Standard v1, as well as how performance is tracked and verified.

Food and drinks will be provided at happy hour.


Robby Deem, LEED AP BD+C, Acoustic Consultant, Arup

Geoffrey Sparks, LEED AP, Associate, Arup


1120 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Suite #1110
Washington DC 20036

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